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Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...ABABA, Ethiopia - President Barack Obama arrived in East Africa with no big American aid packages, no ramped up U...can go in," Rhodes added.Indeed, Obama closed his East Africa swing with a blunt accounting of the risks facing the...
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Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...Africa, but said West African lions are critically endangered and that rapid population declines were also recorded in East Africa.Cecil, the Zimbabwean lion that was killed, was wearing a satellite collar installed by the Wildlife Conservation...
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Africa dreams

Juneau may be home, "but East Africa is what I dream about every night...way it was throughout my time in East Africa in general," she said. " home," Ainza said, "but East Africa is what I dream about every night...
A testimony which cries out

...persecution and violent attacks on ordinary Christians and their pastors have only intensified, especially in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Just a month ago, we were all horrified to witness another brutal act of violence when 21 Coptic Christians...
Scientist: Cassava disease spread at alarming rate

...destroying entire crops of cassava has spread out of East Africa into the heart of the continent, is attacking plants...cassava disease is endemic along the Indian Ocean coast of East Africa, affecting Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. In the...
Off the Beaten Path: The journeys we make

...history and our relationship with the environment. He offers thoughtful accounts on everything from traveling through East Africa, to green sea turtle hunting, to exploring the Amazon, to the rapid disappearance of wildlife around the world...
My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

While in East Africa in 2005, one could observe a fledgling democracy. One Kenyan pundit wrote about democracy being more than just voting. We can...
Around Town

...Families and Codependent Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park. East Africa, Adventures of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater talk with photos, 2-4:30 p.m., Mendenhall Library Meeting...
Alaska Guard members leave for Africa mission

...176th Operations Group. The guard says in a release that part of the mission is to support partner nation operations in East Africa to defeat extremist organizations.They will replace about 25 Alaska Guard members who have been conducting missions...
Alaskans eager to help victims

...Sunday's earthquake-tsunami disaster, which killed more than 117,000 people across 11 nations in southern Asia and East Africa. "There's a feeling of generosity and empathy," said Mike Smith, an official with the American Red Cross of Alaska...


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